Olga Theresa Gupta, MD $$

Pediatric Endocrinologist

Assistant Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center

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Olga T. Gupta, M.D., is a board-certified pediatric endocrinologist at Children’s Health℠.

Originally from Maryland, Dr. Gupta attended college at Duke University, where she studied biomedical engineering in addition to her pre-med studies. She earned her medical degree from the University of California, San Francisco and completed her residency training at Duke University. She completed her pediatric endocrinology fellowship training at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Dr. Gupta has a particular interest in the care of children affected by obesity and diabetes.

Dr. Gupta has nineteen years’ experience in pediatrics, with special interest in severe obesity, diabetes mellitus and hypoglycemia. She is an assistant professor of pediatrics at UT Southwestern and serves as the medical director of the Center for Obesity and Consequences of Health.

Dr. Gupta is a member of the Endocrine Society, the American Diabetes Association, the Pediatric Endocrinology Society, and the Behavioral Research in Diabetes Group Exchange (BRIDGE). She also serves on the editorial board for the Metabolic Syndrome and Related Disorders journal.

Dr. Gupta has earned multiple grants from the National Institutes of Health to study obesity, diabetes management and metabolism. Her current research examines lifestyle, genetic and biochemical factors that affect obesity and insulin resistance as well as improving diabetes management. Her research has been cited in The New York Times in the article titled Pet Care Can Help Children Manage Type 1 Diabetes.

She is a published physician in numerous medical journals including endocrinology and diabetes journals. Dr. Gupta is also an invited lecturer around the globe and has presented at the annual meeting of the American Diabetes Association.

Dr. Gupta lives in Plano with her husband and 2 children. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, dancing, cooking and watching Duke basketball games. She maintains her health by running several days a week and drinking green smoothies.

Listen in as Dr. Gupta discusses the benefits of healthy food choices and exercise.

Education and Training

Medical School
University of California San Francisco Sch of Med (2000)
Duke University School of Medicine (2003), Pediatrics
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (2006), Pediatric Endocrinology
Graduate School
University of Massachusetts Medical School (2010)
Board Certification
American Board of Pediatrics/Endocrinology

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